Pricci's Free Daily Feature Race Analysis

Whenever his daily work schedule permits, HorseRaceInsider executive editor John Pricci will analyze that day's feature race from a major thoroughbred-racing jurisdiction.

Sunday, June 16, 2013

A Viable Alternative

Today's Belmont Park feature is the restricted Bit O Whimsy for 3YO fillies going 9 furlongs on turf and for a relatively small field is competitive from end to end.

The entire group is in various stages of development but an early line of 15-1 on Alternative Meds seems inappropriate. While she is a New York bred facing open fillies, she's won both grass starts, including one over the course, has handled disparate course conditions and is strongly bred for added distance on dam's side. Young Jose Ortiz was aboard for both scores.

Taking Alternative Meds to win at 8-1 or greater and key boxing her in money positions with Caroline Thomas (7-2) and Maximova (2-1).

Number of Selections: 1335

Number of Win-Place-Show Finishers: 408-252-205

Amount Wagered: $2,670 [to win only]

Total Dollar Return on Investment: $2,796.50

Profit to Date: $126.50 [Saturday results not included]

Written by John Pricci


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